Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Local Sports

December 7, 2013

Richlands slips past Golden Wave in overtime

RICHLANDS, Va. — Luke Phillips scored 14 points, and the Richlands boys basketball team opened the season victorious, defeating Grundy 66-62 in overtime on Friday night at Richlands Middle School.

Richlands (1-0), which will play at Haysi next Friday, outscored Grundy 7-6 in the fourth quarter to force the extra period and then outscored the Golden Wave 10-6 in the final four minutes of the game.

Ben Brown and Cody Fuller, the freshman son of Richlands head coach Jody Fuller, had 12 points each for the Blue Tornado. Another freshman, Scotty Ball, added 11 points.

Fuller had three of Richlands’ eight 3s.

Grundy (0-1) was paced by Wes Peck, who had five 3s and 21 points. Charles McCoy added 14 and Jordan McCoy tossed in 11.

GRUNDY (0-1)

Ethan Duty 8, Charles McCoy 14, Wes Peck 21, Jordan McCoy 11, Mickey Viars 2, Baylen Dillow 6.

RICHLANDS (1-0)

Luke Phillips 14, Grant Herndon 3, Ethan Ratliff 5, Cody Fuller 12, Trent Davis 1, Scotty Ball 11, Ben Brown 12, Zach Johnson 6, J.J. Holmes 2.

Grundy.....................17  16  17  6  6   —  62

Richlands................16  20  14  7  10  — 72

3-point goals: GR 6 (Peck 5, J.McCoy 1); RL 8 (Fuller 3, Phillips 2, Herndon 1, Ratliff 1, Brown 1).

Teays Valley 90, Ballard        Christian 57

TEAYS VALLEY — Parker D’Antoni scored 16 points and Ylad Novak led Teays Valley with 18 in the Calvary Classic tournament.

Balllard Christian (1-3) was led by Chris Prunesti with 12 points and 11 by Gage Bowles.

Teays Valley, which connected for 10 3s, had six players in double figures, including Jeriah Joseph (15), Jase Heller (13), Zack Moore (11) and Luke Mace (10).

Ballard Christian will play again today in a tip-off event to the season.

BALLARD CHRISTIAN (1-3)

Zach Ward 4, Chris Prunesti 12, Wes Hedrick 5, Patrick Mullins 4, Gage Bowles 11, Blake Bowles 16, Jim Bauer 5.

TEAYS VALLEY (4-0)

Parker D’Antoni 16, Jase Heller 13, Ylad Novak 18, Jeriah Joseph 15, Zack Moore 11, Luke Mace 10, Noah Kessler 2, Zane Kessler 4, Codee Adkins 1.

Ballard Christian..........3  16  12  26  —  57

Teays Valley.................24  25  26   15 — 90

3-point goals: BC 45 (B.Bowles 4, Hedrick 1); TV 10 (Novak 3, Joseph 2, D’Antoni 2, Heller 2, Moore 1).

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
College Sports
Pro Sports
Photo Gallery - View and Purchase


Click on photos above to view more or purchase.

Local Sports Videos
Facebook